Myoma U Than Kywe

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Myoma U Than Kywe
မြို့မ-ဦးသန်းကြွယ်
Burmese Politician Myoma U Than Kywe (1924-1983).jpg
Myoma U Than Kywe
Born Than Kywe
(1924-12-26)26 December 1924
Thongwa Township, Rangoon, Burma
Died 22 September 1983(1983-09-22) (aged 58)
Rangoon, Burma
Nationality Burmese
Occupation Burmese politician,President of the All Burma Student's Union, Member of central executive committee of the AFPFL
Religion Theravada Buddhism
Spouse(s) Daw Ahmar (a) Daw Myint Myint Win
Children Daw Khin Mar Kywe, U Htay Kywe, Daw Mya Mya Than and U Myint Kywe (Myoma Myint Kywe)
Parents Lands owner U Sein and Daw Sein Kyawt

Politician Myoma U Than Kywe Burmese: မြို့မ-ဦးသန်းကြွယ်, pronounced ( [mjo̰ mə-ʔú θáɴ tɕwɛ̀]) was born in Thongwa Township in Rangoon Burma in 1924. He was the leader of the Panglong conference with General Aung San that initiated the formation of the new nation of Union of Burma in February 1947. During the Second World War Myoma U Than Kywe’s political life began. He was educated at Rangoon University. “Myoma” and "U" are honorifics rather than part of his given name. His youngest son is Myoma Myint Kywe, a writer and historian from Burma.

He died on 22 September 1983.

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